Definitions

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  • n. A house open to the public as an exhibition of architecture, furnishing, etc.

Etymologies

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show +‎ house

Examples

  • Admission to the showhouse is a $25 contribution to the Breast Cancer Research Foundation.

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  • The family was invited to look around a "showhouse".

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  • Dmitriy & Co. provided a sofa and library chair used in a recent New York showhouse designed by Carrier & Co. An article on film-inspired showhouses in some editions of Saturday's Off Duty section misspelled the company's name as Dmitri.

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  • When people ask me for decorating advice, I tell them to run to their closest decorator showhouse.

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  • Max Kim-Bee Modern-glam dining area inspired by 'Someone to Watch Over Me' A decorator showhouse offers voyeuristic pleasures, notably the thrill of sneaking into a stylish home and stealing all of its design secrets.

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  • To visit the showhouse, purchase tickets at theartofelysium.org .

    Scene-Stealing Décor

  • A designer showhouse goes movie house, taking cues from unforgettable Manhattan-set interiors.

    Scene-Stealing Décor

  • For the first time, Hearst Magazines is offering public access beginning tomorrow to its annual Designer Visions showhouse, staged in a prewar gem on Manhattan's Upper East Side: Durst Fetner's 1212 Fifth Avenue Residences, recently renovated by architect S.

    Scene-Stealing Décor

  • If I may offer a defense - I have actually been working on my share of DP08 including but not limited to a redesign of this here blog, a cacophony of events for Kensington South, a book signing at Bahdeebahdu, co-founding a decorative arts collective called M.O.N.A. and even a designer showhouse installation to benefit the PSCPA (lovingly pictured above).

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  • Metropolitan Home, the definitive resource for modern design, and Showtime Networks, producer of award-winning TV series, are partnering for a second season of the ultimate multimedia showhouse, with double the space and twice as many designers.

    Metropolitan Home’s Showtime House

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